• Sempervivum - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sempervivum Sempervivum (Brit. / s ɛ m p ə ˈ v aɪ v əm /, U.S. [̩sɛ̃mpeɹ'vivũm]) is a genus of about 40 species of flowering plants in the family Crassulaceae, commonly known as houseleeks.Other common names include liveforever (the source of the taxonomical designation Sempervivum, literally "always/forever alive") and hen and chicks, a name shared with plants of other genera as well.
  • Growing Sempervivums – 10 to Grow - BBC Gardeners' World ...

    www.gardenersworld.com/plants/growing-sempervivums Sempervivum means ‘always alive’ – a reference to the fact that houseleeks tolerate extreme temperatures and drought. The hardiness of sempervivums makes them excellent, easy-to-grow garden plants.
  • Sempervivum Succulents (Hens and Chicks) | Hardy ...

    simplysucculents.com/sempervivums Sempervivum succulents are more commonly known as “hen and chicks” and are a beautiful hardy perennial succulent. The name sempervivum means “live-forever” and they are well adapted to thrive in some of the leanest soils and drought conditions.
  • Sempervivum - Hens and Chicks | Mountain Crest Gardens®

    mountaincrestgardens.com/sempervivum-hens-and-chicks Sempervivum (sem-per-VEE-vum) (Hens & Chicks, Semps, Houseleeks) are beautiful outdoor succulents prized for their charming appearance and extremely resilient nature. They resemble an unfurled rose with seasonal blushes of colors and can form dense mats that accent gardens and arrangements. Regardless of droughts, deep freezes, and poor soil, Sempervivum grow easily and will brighten any ...
  • Sempervivum Information: Learn About Sempervivum Care And ...

    www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/.../growing-sempervivum-plants.htm The easiest way to grow sempervivum plants is to separate their offsets. These will be clones of the parent and have a jump start on life. Of course, you can also purchase nursery plants too. Sempervivum Care and Maintenance. Sempervivum plants prefer well-draining compost with 25 to 50 % sand or other grit.
  • Sempervivum (Hens and Chicks) - The Obsessed Gardener

    theobsessedgardener.weebly.com/sempervivum.html The common names and history of Sempervivum are as interesting as the plant itself. Translated, Sempervivum means “always living,” or the common name of live forever. A common European name, derived from the practice of growing them on rooftops, is houseleek. In the United States they are most commonly known as hens and chicks, though they are sometimes called cats and kittens or even old ...
  • What Are Hen and Chick Succulents?

    www.thespruce.com/grow-sempervivum-indoors-1902985 There are many hybrids and species of sempervivum, and they all feature similar growth habits. The most popular in the garden trade is the S. tectorum, which is a very attractive plant that grows in tight rosettes of plump leaves with red tips. Another sempervivum, the S. arachnoideum, appears to be coated in a fine web of hairs.
  • How to Grow Sempervivum - tips for the happiest Hens and ...

    www.drought-smart-plants.com/how-to-grow-sempervivum.html Sempervivum in succulent crafts or root planters are a different story, as in most cases the soil will be almost non-existent and there is air all around the succulent topiary, succulent mosaic or containers for succulents. Using a moisture retentive soil in these kinds of situations will be fine.
  • Sempervivum: Hens & Chicks | Portland Nursery

    portlandnursery.com/perennials/sempervivum Sempervivum is an easy to grow evergreen perennial perfect for xeriscaping, in a mixed perennial border, or grown with other Mediterranean herbs. They are hardy to USDA Zone 6 and bloom all summer long with fragrant musky foliage. Hens and Chicks have been cultivated as far back as ancient Roman times.
  • Succulents Explained: How to Identify and Grow ...

    www.gardenista.com/.../succulents-explained-types-of-succulents-sempervivums-... Above: Pointy leaves, tight rosette, sempervivum. If your succulent is a sempervivum, it has: Fleshy leaves, which may look either glossy or matte. A rosette shape. A tendency to form clumps. Tiny, independent offsets that can be snipped off and rooted. The ability to survive frosts. How to Grow Sempervivums Indoors